ALKS:NSD-Alkermes plc (USD)

COMMON STOCK | Biotechnology | NSD

Last Closing Price

USD 22.24

Change

-0.20 (-0.89)%

Market Cap

USD 3.60B

Volume

1.08M

Average Target Price

USD 26.00 (+16.91%)
Average Analyst Rating

Verdict

Fundamental Analysis

Verdict

About

Alkermes plc, a biopharmaceutical company, researches, develops, and commercializes pharmaceutical products to address unmet medical needs of patients in various therapeutic areas in the United States, Ireland, and internationally. Its marketed products include ARISTADA (aripiprazole lauroxil), an extended-release intramuscular injectable suspension for the treatment of schizophrenia; VIVITROL (naltrexone for extended-release injectable suspension) for the treatment of alcohol and opioid dependence; RISPERDAL CONSTA for the treatment of schizophrenia and bipolar I disorder; INVEGA SUSTENNA for the treatment of schizophrenia and schizoaffective disorder; XEPLION, INVEGA TRINZA, and TREVICTA to treat schizophrenia; and VUMERITY (diroximel fumarate) for the treatment of relapsing forms of multiple sclerosis in adults, including clinically isolated syndrome, relapsing-remitting and active secondary progressive diseases. The company is also developing LYBALVI (olanzapine/samidorphan), an oral atypical antipsychotic drug candidate for the treatment of adults with schizophrenia and bipolar I disorder; and nemvaleukin alfa, an engineered fusion protein to expand tumor-killing immune cells and to avoid the activation of immunosuppressive cells. It has collaboration agreements with Janssen Pharmaceutica N.V., Janssen Pharmaceutica Inc, and Janssen Pharmaceutica International; a license agreement with Acorda Therapeutics, Inc.; and a license and collaboration agreement with Biogen Swiss Manufacturing GmbH. Alkermes plc was founded in 1987 and is headquartered in Dublin, Ireland.

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ETFs Containing ALKS

Symbol Name Weight Mer Price(Change) Market Cap
FBT First Trust NYSE Arca Bio.. 0.00 % 0.55 %

+0.17 (+0.11%)

USD1.91B

Market Performance

  Market Performance vs.
Industry/Classification (Biotechnology)
Market Performance vs. Exchange
  Value Sector Median Percentile Rank Grade Market Median Percentile Rank Grade
YTD  
Capital Gain 11.48% 74% C 62% D-
Dividend Return N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Total Return 11.48% 74% C 62% D-
Trailing 12 Months  
Capital Gain 49.36% 70% C- 51% F
Dividend Return N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Total Return 49.36% 70% C- 49% F
Trailing 5 Years  
Capital Gain -40.61% 39% F 14% F
Dividend Return N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Total Return -40.61% 39% F 14% F
Average Annual (5 Year Horizon)  
Capital Gain -18.05% 13% F 6% F
Dividend Return N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Total Return -18.05% 13% F 5% F
Risk Return Profile  
Volatility (Standard Deviation) 26.64% 90% A- 63% D
Risk Adjusted Return -67.75% 8% F 3% F
Market Capitalization 3.60B 90% A- 82% B-
Letter Grade Percentage Letter Grade Percentage Letter Grade Percentage
A+ 97%-100% A 93%-96% A- 90%-92%
B+ 87%-89% B 83%-86% B- 80%-82%
C+ 77%-79% C 73%-76% C- 70%-72%
D+ 67%-69% D 63%-66% D- 60%-62%
F 0%-59%

Key Financial Ratios

  Ratio vs. Industry/Classification
(Biotechnology)
Ratio vs. Market
  Value Sector Median Percentile Rank Grade Market Median Percentile Rank Grade
Market Value  
Price / Earning Ratio N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Price/Book Ratio 3.30 61% D- 47% F
Price / Cash Flow Ratio 43.46 3% F 11% F
EV/EBITDA 494.56 3% F 3% F
Management Effectiveness  
Return on Equity -8.95% 89% B+ 43% F
Return on Invested Capital -9.37% 81% B- 34% F
Return on Assets -3.09% 90% A- 38% F
Debt to Equity Ratio 25.50% 38% F 56% F
Technical Ratios  
Short Ratio 8.64 23% F 12% F
Short Percent 9.63% 36% F 23% F
Beta 0.98 70% C- 62% D-
Letter Grade Percentage Letter Grade Percentage Letter Grade Percentage
A+ 97%-100% A 93%-96% A- 90%-92%
B+ 97%-89% B 83%-86% B- 80%-82%
C+ 77%-79% C 73%-76% C- 70%-72%
D+ 67%-69% D 63%-66% D- 60%-62%
F 0%-59%

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Analyst Rating

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Fundamental Analysis Breakdown

This is a composite scorecard based on the application of evaluation criteria deemed most important by analysts. This is not a buy or sell recommendation.

What to like:
High market capitalization

This is one of the largest entities in its sector and is among the top quartile. Such companies tend to be more stable.

Low volatility

The stock’s annual returns have been stable and consistent compared to its sector peers(for a hold period of at least 12 months) and is in the top quartile. Although stability is good, also keep in mind it can limit returns.

Positive cash flow

The company had positive total cash flow in the most recent four quarters.

Positive free cash flow

The company had positive total free cash flow in the most recent four quarters.

Superior Earnings Growth

This stock has shown top quartile earnings growth in the previous 5 years compared to its sector.

High Gross Profit to Asset Ratio

This stock is in the top quartile compared to its peers on Gross Profit to Asset Ratio. This is a popular measure among value investors for showing superior returns in the long run.

What to not like:
Poor risk adjusted returns

This company is delivering below median risk adjusted returns in its peers. Even if it is outperforming on returns , the returns are unpredictable. Proceed with caution.

Below median dividend returns

The company’s average income yield over the past 5 years has been low compared to its peers. However, it is not a problem if you are not looking for income.

Overpriced on cashflow basis

The stock is trading high compared to its peers on a price to cash flow basis. It is priced above the median for its sectors. Proceed with caution if you are considering to buy.

Highly leveraged

The company is in the bottom half compared to its sector peers on debt to equity and is highly leveraged. However, do check the news and look at its sector and management statements. Sometimes this is high because the company is trying to grow aggressively.

Overpriced on free cash flow basis

The stock is trading high compared to its peers on a price to free cash flow basis. It is priced above the median for its sectors. Proceed with caution if you are considering to buy.

Low Revenue Growth

This stock has shown below median revenue growth in the previous 5 years compared to its sector